Plant Care Buddha's Hand Citron
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Buddha's Hand Citron

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Also known as

Fingered Citron

Taxonomy

Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis
Citrus
Rutaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Buddha's Hand Citron

Water

How often to water your Buddha's Hand Citron

Water needs for Buddha's Hand Citron
0.5 cups
every 9

Buddha's Hand Citron needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Buddha's Hand Citron

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Buddha's Hand Citron in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Buddha's Hand Citron: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Buddha's Hand Citron love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Buddha's Hand Citron does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Buddha's Hand Citron in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Buddha's Hand Citron

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Buddha's Hand Citron: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Buddha's Hand Citron after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Buddha's Hand Citron

Buddha's Hand Citron

Buddha's Hand Citron


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

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